“We need to get back to the basics that Tennesseans like you and me live by”
Opioid Crisis – Tennessee has long been on the front lines of the national public health emergency that is the current opioid addiction crisis. In 2015, there were more opioid prescriptions than people in Tennessee. Overdoses are now the leading cause of death for Americans under the age of 50. The number of Tennesseans dying from drug overdoses continues to jump by double digit growth year after year. A number that is projected to continue to increase.